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January 30th

SHERIDAN CITY COUNCIL HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING

The Sheridan City Council met in a special session yesterday to consider a grant application by Forward Sheridan. The grant would be a $25,000 planning only grant from the Wyoming Business Council. It would be part of the Community Development Block Grant program and must be applied for by the City on Forward Sheridan’s behalf. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey...

January 29th

KRIEGIES KIDS' MARCH CONTINUES (Part 3 of a Series)

The blog site for Kriegies Kids has been updated, and Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson brings us Part 3 of the march to commemorate Stalag Luft 3 POWs.

GOVERNOR FREUDENTHAL TALKS ABOUT PROGRESS OF LEGISLATURE

Governor Dave Freudenthal was on Public Pulse yesterday to discuss this year's Legislative Session. Sheridan Media's Crystal Martin gives us the first of a two part series on his conversation.

REPRESENTATIVE LANDON ADDRESSES WORKER'S COMPENSATION

Representative Jack Landon is down with the rest of the State Legislators in Cheyenne working in this General Session. Landon is on the Labor, Health, and Social Services Committee; one bill they are working on is to make changes in the Worker's Compensation Act.

SENATOR ENZI URGES CONGRESS TO RETHINK STIMULUS PACKAGE

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi urged his colleagues on the Senate Finance Committee to take strong action – not wrong action – and avoid throwing billions of dollars in borrowed money at government programs that have little hope of reviving the U.S. economy. Enzi suggested alternatives that would provide immediate tax benefits for businesses and individuals.

REAL LIFE “RAIN MAN” TALKS TO SOLD OUT CROWD AT THE WYO THEATER

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The man who inspired Dustin Hoffman’s performance in the 1988 movie “Rain Man” visited Sheridan this week. Sheridan Media News Director Kurt Layher had a chance to visit with him.

HOSPITAL BOARD APPROVES MOVING FORWARD WITH OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER

The Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees received their first glimpse of what an outpatient surgery center would look like on the hospital's west campus. Representatives from CTA Architects showed the Board preliminary schematics of the surgery center, and outlined projected costs of the endeavor.

PART TWO OF OUR GAME AND FISH ACCOMPLISHMENTS SERIES

Today we continue our series on the Sheridan Region Game and Fish Department accomplishments for the past year. Sheridan Media's Ron Richter has more.

SHERIDAN HIGH SCHOOL HOLDING FOOD DRIVE TOMORROW

The Sheridan High School Student Council is sponsoring a community service event at their Court-warming game tomorrow evening, and they are asking for donations from the community. Food Drive Chairperson Jasmine Slater explains what the Student Council will be doing.

FIRST LEG OF “KRIEGIES' KIDS” FORCED MARCH COMMEMORATION COMPLETE – (Part 2 of Series)

Yesterday we began a series following the “Kriegies Kids” march reenacting the five-day journey of thousands of Stalag Luft 3 POW's which took place beginning January 27, 1945. Sheridan Media's Mary Jo Johnson continues the story.